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Tuberculosis has re-emerged in European cities as a major public health problem.
The TB in European Cities group is a voluntary collaboration of experts from across the European Union. Membership includes national and city based public health physicians, epidemiologists, respiratory clinicians, mycobacteriologists and stakeholders from civil society groups.
The aim of this programme of work is to build collaboration between metropolitan TB experts to support the control, and eventual elimination, of TB in European cities.
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World TB Day - 24th March 2013
WHO Europe and the European Parliament plan to mark World TB Day with a special event at the European Parliament in Brussels.
The European Center for Disease Prevention and Control would be focussing on extra-pulmonary TB during this years World TB Day.
US Senate and House briefing on TB: 20th-21st March 2013
Other special events marking World TB Day:
- Photo exhibition at the European Parliament on 20th March 2013
- Briefing for UK Members of Parliament on TB and Mining
The Union Europe Region 6th Conference took place at Imperial College, London 4-6th July. The Metropolitan TB group has organised a session on 5th July on TB in Cities.
World TB Day - 24th March 2012
The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, working with the Metropolitan TB group, would be supporting a series of events in Rotterdam, Milan, London and Barcelona.
The WHO theme for World TB day 2012 calls on individuals to make a difference. The Stop TB Partnership is encouraging us all to demand:
World TB Day News